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Bent Persson, the amazing trumpeter / cornetist, has a new band.  It includes Frans Sjostrom, the genius of the bass saxophone, the inimitable Morten Gunnar Larsen on piano, reedman Lars Frank, Kristoffer Kompen on trombone, and the versatile Jacob Ullberger on banjo and guitar.  (Lars and Kristoffer are new to me, so I haven’t invented adjectives for them, but they are fine players indeed.)

union-rhythm-kingsAnd here’s the link to the band’s MySpace page, where you can hear them romp through five selections from their debut CD on Herman Records:


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